Belgium

Parliamentary 2010


Published

Elections to the Chamber of Representatives and 40 seats of the Senate took place on 13 June 2010.

Chamber of Representatives
New Flemish Alliance (Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie, N-VA) 27
Socialist Party(Parti Socialiste, PS) 26
Reformist Movement (Mouvement Réformateur, MR) 18
Christian Democratic and Flemish (Christen-Democratisch en Vlaams, CD&V) 17
Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats (Open Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten, Open Vld) 13
Socialistische Partij Anders (Different Socialist Party, sp.a) 13
Flemish Interest (Vlaams Belang, VB) 12
Humanist Democratic Centre (Centre Démocrate Humaniste, CDH) 9
ecolo 8
GREEN! (GROEN!) 5
List Dedecker (Lijst Dedecker) 1
Popular Party (Parti Populaire, PP) 1
Total 150

Registered electors: 7,767,552
Votes: 6,929,478
Turnout: 89.2%

Senate Elected Total
New Flemish Alliance (Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie, N-VA) 9 14
Socialist Party (Parti Socialiste, PS) 7 13
Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats (Open Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten, Open Vld) 4 6
Christian Democratic and Flemish (Christen-Democratisch en Vlaams, CD&V) 4 7
Socialistische Partij Anders (Different Socialist Party, sp.a) 4 7
Reformist Movement (Mouvement Réformateur, MR) 4 8
Flemish Interest (Vlaams Belang, VB) 3 5
Humanist Democratic Centre (Centre Démocrate Humaniste, CDH) 2 4
ecolo 2 5
GREEN! (GROEN!) 1  2
Total 40 71

Registered electors: 7,767,552
Votes: 6,929,855
Turnout: 89.2%

Source: www.polling2010.belgium.be

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